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‘Black Panther’ is another Marvel movie

5/10 It’s finally time for the first black superhero movie. Yeah, I know, Blade came first, but this is different! This is Marvel Studios! This is the machine! Blade isn’t really a full-blooded superhero, he’s a vampire hunter — back … Continue reading

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‘Fifty Shades’ series peters out

2/10 So this is where Harry Potter ended up. It’s kind of astonishing to think about it in those terms, but when you take everything else about the past 20 years into account, doesn’t that seem right? With the series … Continue reading

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‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ is garbage

1/10 Paramount Pictures decided just a few weeks ago that selling The Cloverfield Project to Netflix would be more profitable than releasing it in theaters, and they were almost certainly right. While Cloverfield and 10 Cloverfield Lane rode critical acclaim … Continue reading

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‘Winchester’s’ sharp story cut down by dull scares

5/10 Winchester is wonderfully written and pretty cleverly directed, but gets major points off for its technical problems. In 1906 San Francisco, psychologist Eric Price (Jason Clarke) has been driven to despair and drug abuse by his wife’s untimely death. … Continue reading

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‘The Last Key’ decent, dragged down by ‘Insidious’ hallmarks

4/10 You thought I’d forgotten about Insidious, didn’t you? No, we remember. Even if no one else- What?! It opened at almost $30 million? Guess January isn’t the dead zone it used to be. Insidious: The Last Key sees franchise … Continue reading

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